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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.


Recent Articles
  • Foodie Friday: Augie & Ray’s in East Hartford

    EAST HARTFORD — If you are looking for some of the best comfort food at an institution in East Hartford, look no further than Augie & Ray’s. Said longtime customer Joe Decrescezo, “All roads in East Hartford lead to Augie & Ray’s.” Opened in 1946 by East Hartford Police Officers Augie Bria and Ray Hutt, this popular spot is now run by fourth generation owners and the great-grandsons of Hutt. Mike Ekstrom and Chris Costello now carry on the tradition […]

  • Report: Hundreds of bridges in Connecticut deteriorating

    HARTFORD — A new report is out identifying hundreds of deteriorating bridges in Connecticut. According to TRIP, a national non-profit research group, more than 300 bridges in Connecticut, carrying over 4 million vehicles every day, are structurally deficient and in need of repair or replacement. TRIP used data from the state Department of Transportation The report says that bridges that are structurally deficient have significant deterioration to the major components of the bridge. The report states that 8 percent of bridges in […]

  • Unable to reach an agreement, UTC workers go on strike

    CHESHIRE — More than a dozen workers are picketing in front of United Technologies Corporation in Cheshire after the union was unable to reach an agreement on wages and insurance. According to the Record Journal, just after midnight, 188 employees walked off the line after UTC failed to get the two-thirds majority votes needed on the work agreement. In the article, union representative Mike Stone said that employees in Cheshire make less than those at other locations and that some employees […]

  • Foodie Friday at the Berlin Fair

    BERLIN — If you like to eat and love fair season in Connecticut, Foodie Friday has got you covered. The 70th annual Berlin Fair kicks into high gear with entertainment, games and rides for the kids and food…and a lot of it. Whether it’s Freedom Fries, Deep Fried Veggies, Steamed Cheeseburgers or Deep Fried Oreos, there is a little something for everyone. Fair goers will be able to enjoy more than 20 amazing food booths all run by local organizations […]

  • Avon Volunteer Fire Department remembers and honors lives lost on 9/11

    AVON —  9/11 is a day of remembrance across the country as Americans vow to never forget the horrific attacks on the World Trade Center towers. 17 years ago today, the war on terror hit close to home after thousands were killed and even more injured during terrorist attacks. In Avon, the community will come together at the volunteer fire department for the annual 9/11 memorial service to commemorate the lives lost, and the heroism displayed during the attacks. On […]

  • Foodie Friday: Sal e Pepe in Newtown

    A taste of Italy in Newtown. Sal e Pepe serves up authentic Italian cuisine using family recipes dating back nearly 100 years. From homemade lasagna in sauce that cooks for hours, fresh cut pasta made in house to steaks, fish and veal, each dish will put a smile on your face and fill your belly. The menu is filled with flavor, starting with tasty appetizers like stuffed mushrooms, soups and salads and specials each week that will knock your socks […]

  • Foodie Friday: Emerald’s Eatery in South Windsor

    SOUTH WINDSOR — People visit Emerald’s Eatery in South Windsor for the homemade hash and the juicy turkey, but they come back because they feel right at home. The cozy little joint in a massive Stop-n-Shop plaza, is a big player in the community and has been for nearly a quarter of a century. “It’s almost 25 years for us (October), said owner Irene Guay. “We focus on top-notch food and a family atmosphere.” Serving breakfast and lunch, just about everything […]

  • Crews battle house fire in Terryville

    TERRYVILLE — An overnight fire heavily damaged a three family home in Terryville. The fire happened at a home along Eagle Street. All of the floors were occupied with a total of seven people and a couple of dogs. There were no reported injuries. Fire officials say the call came in around 1:20 a.m. When the first fire engine arrived on the scene, officials say a power line fell onto the truck, so they had to standby until the power […]

  • Construction worker injured after equipment tips over in Derby

    DERBY — A construction worker was injured Wednesday morning in Derby when equipment tipped over. The incident happened at the intersection of Route 34 and Derby-Milford Road. The construction site was part of the revamping of that intersection that began in April. The equipment was a small compact roller. It landed on the worker’s leg causing serious, but not life-threatening injuries. There was an oil spill when the incident happened, but there were no issues reported. DEEP was notified but […]

  • Bristol splash pad closed for the rest of the summer

    One of the three splash pads in Bristol will be closed for the remainder of the season due to vandalism. The splash pad at Stock’s Playground had a pole with what appears to important wiring broken, which forced the Bristol Parks & Recreation Department to shut it down for the rest of the summer. Disappointed park goers chiming in on Facebook. Nicole V. writes, “My daughter is so bummed she won’t be having her 6th birthday party there this weekend […]